Conversational phrases beginning with H. Select a phrase for more details.
worn out or in very bad condition
very likely to fail, lose, go bankrupt, etc.
You can say this if you're asking someone to be kind, or if you think they're being unfair or heartless.
You can say this if someone asks about the future and you can't, or don't want to, answer them.
You can say this if you don't know something, or if you don't want to tell someone something.
You can say this to let someone know you're in a hurry.
You can say this before balancing or moderating what you've just said by adding a countering fact or comment.
You can say this if you've the heard the same ideas, promises, excuses, etc. in the past, and you're no longer impressed by them.
This is used to let people know they can take something, or they can serve themselves.
You can say this just before doing something exciting, risky, or challenging.
You can say this when you've found something you're looking for.
You can say this when something annoying or upsetting starts to happen again.
You can say this when handing something to somebody.
You can say this when raising a glass and wishing somebody success, health, happiness, etc.
You can use this to tell someone to stop.
You can say this about something that's exciting or surprising.
You can use this when suggesting something in particular.
You can use this to ask for information that's related to what's already been mentioned.
You can use this to greet somebody you already know.
You can say this if you want to know why something's happened, or why a situation exists.
You can say this to someone if you think they've done something bad or wrong.
You can say this to someone if you're shocked or angry about what they've done or said.
This is a very formal greeting sometimes used among members of the British upper classes.
You can ask this if you want to know what someone thinks of your idea or your suggestion.
You can say this if you're annoyed because you've been asked a question you couldn't possibly know the answer to.
This is used as an informal or casual greeting, esp. among young people.
You can use this to ask somebody about their progress in a task, a job, a project, etc.
You can use this to ask if something's all right.